Peach Cultivation in China

The Chinese took native wild peach trees and started to cultivation them circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Pear Orchards in China?

The Chinese may have been picking pears since circa 2100 BCE, Continue reading

Moldboard Plows by the Chinese

Sometime in the 1st Century, the Chinese invented a plow with a moldboard that was curved to help them aside soil. Continue reading

Porcelain: Made in China

At the beginning of the T’ang dynasty (circa 618-907 CE), China developed Porcelain. Continue reading

Trade during the Han dynasty

China and Southeast Asia initiated trade, during the Han dynasty, circa 100 CE. (Northern part of what is now Vietnam) Continue reading

Metal Stirrups

The Chinese were producing metal foot stirrups made of Cast Iron or Bronze in 250 CE. Continue reading

Beans Grown Since Ancient Times

Bean, Bean, The Musical Fruit, the more you eat, the more you…

All around the world, beans grown since ancient times. Continue reading

Rice now dates back to 11,500 years ago.

Up to the end of the 1900s it was widely believed that rice originated in India circa 3000 BCE. Continue reading

Chinese Monk makes note of a suspension Bridge in 399 CE

A Chinese monk of the 4th Century mentioned in the account of Faxian (Fa-Hsien, Fa Hien), the note of the existence of a rope suspension bridge which crossed over the Indus River in India, and was noted to be ancient at the time the monk crossed the bridge. Continue reading

Oranges Cultivated in China

China began cultivating oranges no later than 2200 BCE. Continue reading